Kilimanjaro Climbing Umbwe Route

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per adult from

$2,870

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Duration

6 days

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 6x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
    What's excluded :
    • Flight
    • Visa

  • Day 1: Umbwe Gate (1800m) to Umbwe Camp (2850m)

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    After breakfast in your hotel in Moshi, you will be driven to the Umbwe gate (1800m), you will enjoying bananas plantation upon arrival at the parks gate your . After registration formalities you will start to accomplish the first step of a lifelong dream. The scenic Umbwe route initially follows a forestry track winding up through a natural rain forest. Afterwards of then narrows and steepens to climb the ridge between the Lonzo and Umbwe Rivers with huge trees surrounding you. Your first camp is perched between huge trees and thick undergrowth.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Campsite

    Day 2: Umbwe Camp (2850 m) to Barranco Camp (3900m)

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    During walking in Montane Forest, shortly after leaving the camp, the forest will start thinning and is eventually replaced by rockier terrain, sparser undergrowth and straggly, moss covered trees. The path continues further along a spectacular ridge. As you gain higher attitude catch glimpses of Kilimanjaro rising majestically ahead of you-etched against the blue sky. As you approach the Barranco Valley, the path flattens. The camp is situated in the valley below the Breach and great Barranco wall, which should provide you a memorable sunset while your dinner is prepared.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Campsite

    Day 3: Barranco Camp (3900 m) to Karanga Camp (4000m)

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    After breakfast we continue up a steep ridge to the great Barranco wall, then you climb this imposing obstacle which turn to be easier than it looks. At the top of Barranco wall you can now appreciate just how beautiful Kilimanjaro really is. With Kibo glaciers soaring overhead, you descend into the lush Karanga Valley camp site. From the camp you can look east and see the jugged peaks of Mawenzi. After a hot lunch in camp, your afternoon is at leisure for resting or exploring. This short day is very important for you acclimatization since your summit push is about to start.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Campsite

    Day 4: Karanga Camp (4000m) to Barrafu Camp (4600 m)

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Another half day ascending to Barafu Camp. Once again lunch is taken in the camp; this is advantageous as it will allow plenty of time to relax before the summit bid. Desolate alpine desert and sometimes strong winds rip over this camp. In the evening you get spending views of Mawenzi peak. A relatively early dinner is taken before heading to rest for evening.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Campsite

    Day 5: Barafu Camp (4640 m) to UHURU PEAK (5895m) then down to Mweka Camp (3100 m)

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    We will wake up around midnight and some light tea with cookies will be ready for you. We will climb scree for 4 to 5 hours but gain incredible height over a short distance. The view is spectacular. We should be on the crater rim at Stella Point (5756 m) during sunrise. Then after a cup of tea we will keep moving to UHURU PEAK (5895 m) and taking some photos for a few minutes before start descending to Barafu Camp for some rest and lunch, then walk down to Mweka Camp for dinner and overnight.
    Duration: 15 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Campsite

    Day 6: Mweka Camp (3100m) to Mweka Gate (1630m)

    Pass By: Kilimanjaro Region, Kilimanjaro Region
    Walk down the Mweka montane forest to Mweka Gate for 3 hours, where we complete park formalities and receive certificates. A car will be ready to drive you back to the hotel for warm shower at Moshi. It’s definitely time to celebrate!

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel in MOSHI
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

5

Organised by Habari Adventure Limited

Activity ID: V-219979P8

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